Each Friday, we share a curated list of articles we found during the past week. Here’s the list of the new and interesting ones we found this week. If there’s an article we’d didn’t include and you think we should read, let us know in the comments below.
Microsoft catches Russian state hackers using IoT devices to breach networks – Foreign actors are using IoT and other devices to penetrate our networks – Microsoft has the proof.
The Science Behind Eureka Moments – “Aha” experiences aren’t as serendipitous as we may think. There are little things we can do to help spur creative ideas and solutions.
How Phones Made the World Your Office, Like It or Not – A brief look back at the impact of the phone has had on our work and our lives.
An Illustrated History of Easter Eggs – Very entertaining video covering some of the more famous “bonus features” added to games and computer software through the years.
A Model Hospital Where the Devices Get Hacked—on Purpose – Countless medical devices have never been evaluated by security researchers. Founders of this “village” are hoping to generate interest in the hacking community to this hardware safer for us all.
Google has a secret design library. Here are 35 of its best books – While building their dedicated design lab, Google had another request for the design team: a library with actual books that designers can grab and read. Each designer was asked to bring in six books that have influenced them. Check out some of the books included in this library.
Dotnet Depends is a great text mode development utility made with Gui.cs – Want to keep your hands on the keyboard? Check out this little tool.